Asthma Support for Parents and Carers

A free four-week 'Asthma Support for Parents and Carers' course will start in Westside Resource Centre on Tuesday 27th September 2016. The course is being run by the Asthma Society of Ireland. Full details from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Westside Art Exhibition 2016

The Wetstside Art Exhibition during this year's Westside Arts Festival was bigger and better than ever. Local artists and craftspeople brought some amazing pieces to Westside Resource Centre for display. There are more images here:

  • image from Westside Art Exhibition
  • image from Westside Art Exhibition
 

Commemorative Cards launched at Westside Arts Festival

A set of commemorative postcards has just been published by Galway City Council and was launched today at Westside Arts Festival. Dr Jim Higgins, Heritage Officer with Galway City Council, gave a talk on Galway's role in the 1916 Rising and the set of commemorative postcards was launched by James Coyne, Chairman of Westside Arts Festival.

Each of the eight postcards in the set shows one or more images from the period and snippets from minutes taken at the meetings of Galway Urban District Council, as it was known then. There is an explanatory note on the back of each card and the set comes with a booklet containing excerpts from some of the resolutions taken by the Council during the period.

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Westside Arts Festival Programme

The Westside Arts Festival 2016 programme of events has been finalised and will be distributed to thousands of homes in the Westside area next week. In addition, the programme will be available from shops and centres around Westside. A digital copy can be downloaded here.

 

Remembering 1916 talk in Westside Resource Centre

As part of the "Remembering 1916" series, Westside Resource Centre will host Professor Brian Arkins on Wednesday 1st of June at 6:30pm. Professor Arkins will deliver a talk on the political poetry of W. B. Yeats. The event is free and open to all. Contact Westside Resource Centre on 091-528325 or Westside Library on 091-520616 for more information. Looking forward to seeing you there on the day.

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